China’s First Immersive Future Experience Space Skyland Future Science & Technology Museum Opening Soon in Shenzhen

Albert Einstein once said that imagination is more important than knowledge because knowledge will get someone from A to B but imagination will take them everywhere. China’s first immersive future experience space, Skyland Future Science & Technology Museum will be opened soon to capture the imagination of the curious kids. Children’s imagination and curiosity are like the infinite universe, which is inexhaustible and full of...

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Nintendo Labo: The DIY cardboard accessory for Switch
Jan18

Nintendo Labo: The DIY cardboard accessory for Switch

. Nintendo Nintendo has unveiled its latest release, and it’s a little less high-tech than you might expect. Dubbed Labo, it is a series of DIY accessories for the hit Nintendo Switch console which are made of cardboard. A preview video suggests they can transform the Switch’s Joy-Con controllers into a piano, a fishing rod, a motorbike or even a robot suit. Nintendo said the range of “interactive build-and-play...

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Parents ‘shelling out for free nursery scheme’
Jan18

Parents ‘shelling out for free nursery scheme’

. . . Many nurseries now charge for meals and snacks Parents are subsidising a new flagship “free” nursery scheme for three- and four-year-olds in England from their own pockets, a survey suggests. Nurseries are making up losses by upping fees for younger children and charging for meals and nappies, a survey of 1,662 providers suggests. The survey, by the Pre-School Learning Alliance, suggests only a third are delivering...

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RECAP: Griffin, Clippers top Nuggets for sixth win in a row
Jan18

RECAP: Griffin, Clippers top Nuggets for sixth win in a row

LOS ANGELES (AP) Blake Griffin had 20 points and 12 rebounds, and the Los Angeles Clippers held off the Denver Nuggets 109-104 on Wednesday night for their season-high sixth straight win. Montrezl Harrell added 18 points and Lou Williams had 17 for the Clippers. Los Angeles is 12-3 in its last 15 games, tied with Golden State for the NBA’s best record over that span. The Clippers were just 7 of 14 from the free-throw line over the...

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Axel Scheffler: ‘I like drawing animals with clothes on’
Jan18

Axel Scheffler: ‘I like drawing animals with clothes on’

Axel Scheffler is the illustrator who’s brought hundreds of children’s characters to life, including The Gruffalo and The Highway Rat. This is how he came up with them, and why he’s chosen to do this job. Hear more on Axel’s recent work on The Cultural Frontline from BBC World Service. Video filmed and edited by Ellen Tsang and Rajni Boddington.

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